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Sign Language Education

Gallaudet University

M.A. Blended
15 months
Duration
27270 USD/year
18180 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Sign Language Education from Gallaudet University introduces students to key theoretical and methodological issues involved in sign language instruction including curriculum development, assessment, and incorporating Deaf culture into the language curriculum. 

Overview

At Sign Language Education from Gallaudet University students will undertake a teaching practicum and internship under the supervision of a cooperating teacher. An electronic portfolio is required at the completion of the program, representing the culmination of the student's academic performance.

Graduates with Sign Language Education from Gallaudet University will:

  • demonstrate theoretical knowledge and display competence in classroom settings regarding methodological and socio-political issues involved in sign language teaching, curriculum development, and assessment.
  • demonstrate knowledge of and critical inquiry into key concepts in the Sign Language teaching field.
  • recognize the importance of the Sign Language teacher as a system change agent and apply this in practice utilizing effective leadership, advocacy, consultation, and collaboration to influence change on the individual, group, and organizational and systemic levels.
  • demonstrate preparedness to seek and obtain employment as a teaching professional in the field of sign language education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sign Language Media Production
  • Sign Language Linguistics for Sign Language Professionals
  • Methods of Sign Language Teaching
  • Curriculum Development for Sign Language Education
  • Assessing Sign Language Skills
  • First and Second Language Acquisition
  • Sign Language Planning and Advocacy

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

41 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online graduate application
  • Goal statements
  • Submission of all official postsecondary transcript(s)
  • Three names of references
  • Competence in the English language 
  • At least a B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) cumulative grade point average (GPA) in undergraduate and previous graduate work. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27270 USD per year and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    18180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18180 USD per year and a duration of 15 months.
  • International students (Developing countries): $27,270 per year
  • International students (Non-Developing countries): $36,360 per year

Funding

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